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Adams County Dumpster Rentals and Garbage Pickup

Adams County Residential Service

Since January 1, 2018, Waste Connections of Pennsylvania has been serving the Adams County communities below with residential waste management services. We invite all customers in Adams County to bookmark this page and return to read service updates.

  • Abbottstown Borough
  • Arendtsville Borough
  • Bendersville Borough
  • Biglerville Borough
  • Butler Township
  • Cumberland Township
  • East Berlin Borough
  • Franklin Township
  • Gettysburg Borough
  • Menallen Township
  • Straban Township
Service Summary

Service Type

Frequency

Container Options

Extra $

Max Disposal Volume

Trash 1

Weekly

Customer Supplied

No

5 Bags - 32 Gallons Each

Trash 2

Weekly

96 Gallon Cart w/wheels

$9/Qtr

5 Bags - 32 Gallons Each

Extra Trash (Trash Tag)

$3.75/Ea

Tag each 32 gallon bag/5 Max

Recycle 1

Every Other Week

Customer Supplied

No

65 Gallon Equivalent

Recycle 2

Every Other Week

65 Gallon Cart w/Wheels

No

Lid must close

Bulk Item

Contact Us to schedule

No

1 Bulk item per week

Freon Item

Contact Us to schedule

No

Electronics

Quarterly

No

Special collection of acceptable devices

​ ​ *NOTE: Please affix a Trash Tag to each 32 gallon bag over the limit. ​ Call our office for tags at $3.75 per tag in quantities of 12

Residential Trash Guidelines

Residential garbage collection service begins very early on Monday through Friday, so please place your trash out the night before. To ensure a safe, clean and efficient pickup, please:

  • Bag and tie all acceptable trash materials
  • Place trash out the night before your collection day
  • Do not park personal vehicles within 10 feet of containers
  • If you have a 96 gallon cart, please face container handles toward your home
  • Please affix a $3.75 Trash Tag to each 32 gallon bag over the 5 bag limit
ACCEPTABLE RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE ITEMS:
  • Normal non-hazardous household waste
  • Broken glass (safely wrapped)
  • Cat litter or small animal waste (if double bagged)
  • Ceramics
  • Pizza boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Yard Waste/ no more than 50% of trash / Bundled & tied no longer than 3ft
UNACCEPTABLE RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE ITEMS:
  • Ammunition, fireworks
  • Ashes, hot or cold
  • Barrels
  • Batteries
  • Computers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Electronics, radio, computers, TVs, etc
  • Florescent lights
  • Hazardous Waste of any kind
  • Infections waste
  • Items containing Freon: Refrigerator, Air Conditioner, etc.
  • Items containing lead
  • Items containing mercury
  • Liquid waste of any kind
  • Microwaves
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Yard waste, grass, sod, leaves - acceptable IF no more than 50% of the trash

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SPECIAL PICKUP GUIDELINES

Bulk Items

A bulk item is an item that is too large for the container or 32 gallon bag and includes items such as: ​ couches, mattresses, tables, recliners, etc. ​ A tire that does not exceed 36 inches in height or 16 inches in width is considered a bulk item.

One bulk item is allowed per week. ​ Before placing your item out for pickup, please contact us to schedule your bulk item pickup.

Freon Items

Items that contain Freon require special collection and handling. ​ Items with Freon include refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, etc. ​ Before placing your item out for pickup, please contact us to schedule your Freon item pickup.

Electronics

Each quarter there will be a special collection of acceptable items like electronics. ​ The dates and details of these events will be published in this section.

Residential Recycling Guidelines

Residential recycling materials are picked up every other week. Collection begins very early on Monday through Friday, so please place your recycling out the night before. To ensure a safe, clean and efficient pickup, please:

  • Do NOT bag recyclables - just place them loose into your container
  • Place recycling out the night before your collection day
  • Do not park personal vehicles within 10 feet of containers
  • If you have a 65 gallon cart, please face container handles toward your home

HOW TO PREPARE RECYCLABLES

Metal Cans, Glass & Plastics

Remove caps or lids

Rinse thoroughly

It is OK to leave labels and neck rings

Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard

Flatten ALL boxes/cardboard

Bundle all cardboard that does not fit into the recycling bin ​ (no larger than 2’x2’x2’) and tie with natural twine)

Check weather forecast: If the forecast calls for high winds or rain, ​ keep your recyclables inside until the following pickup if possible. ​

Cover loose paper with heavier containers to prevent it from blowing away

Remove all packaging (Styrofoam, peanuts, plastic, bubble wrap, plastic liners, etc.)

ACCEPTABLE RESIDENTIAL recycling ITEMS:

Metal:

  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Steel food & beverage cans & empty aerosol cans

Glass:

  • Clear, brown & green glass food & beverage containers.
  • NO BROKEN GLASS.

Plastics:

  • #1—#7 Plastic containers & bottles with necks smaller than their bases

Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard:

  • All sizes of cardboard boxes
  • Food boxes (i.e. cereal & Jello boxes)
  • EMPTY paper towel & toilet paper rolls
  • Paperboard packaging (i.e. tissue boxes etc.)
  • Office paper—any color
  • Shredded paper (place in clear plastic bag)
  • Newspapers & inserts
  • Magazines, catalogs & brochures
  • Envelopes & junk mail
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books & other soft cover books
UNACCEPTABLE RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE ITEMS:
  • Ammunition, fireworks
  • Ashes, hot or cold
  • Barrels
  • Batteries
  • Computers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Electronics, radio, computers, TVs, etc
  • Florescent lights
  • Hazardous Waste of any kind
  • Infections waste
  • Items containing Freon: Refrigerator, Air Conditioner, etc.
  • Items containing lead
  • Items containing mercury
  • Liquid waste of any kind
  • Microwaves
  • Propane tanks
  • Tires
  • Yard waste, grass, sod, leaves - acceptable IF no more than 50% of the trash

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